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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:26:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 21° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.26 meters/second, 1516.5 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.71 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 23' 07.7"942.01 miWest0° 06' 03.6"6.95 miSouth941.75 mi
24 hours15° 02' 17.4"984.72 miEast1° 46' 05.0"121.62 miSouth986.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 11:26 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmEast E
RecifeTue 8:26 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorTue 8:26 AM1936 km1203 miles1046 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 9:26 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 8:26 AM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 9:26 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 9:26 AM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 11:26 AM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 11:26 AM3149 km1957 miles1701 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 11:26 AM3244 km2016 miles1752 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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